a dive in which the diver stands on the springboard with the back to the water and jumps up, arching backward to land either feetfirst facing the springboard or headfirst facing away from the springboard.
He could go off and get married if he wanted to; I could do the Hawaiian back dive!
The Camp Fire Girls on the Open Road Hildegard G. Frey
She’d think nothing of making a back dive off the end of the bridge.
Good References E. J. Rath
The back dive requires a depth of at least five to six feet.
Swimming Scientifically Taught Frank Eugen Dalton and Louis C. Dalton
Amy Lou was frightened and squealed out a little when Betty made a back dive that was greeted with general applause.
Betty Lee, Sophomore David Goodger (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Back and fill
the rear part of the human body, extending from the neck to the lower end of the spine. the part of the body of animals corresponding to the human back. the rear portion of any part of the body: the back of the head. the whole body, with reference to clothing: the clothes on his […]
- Back door
a door at the rear of a house, building, etc. a secret, furtive, or illicit method, manner, or means. secret; furtive; illicit; indirect. Contemporary Examples Walker makes it to his back door and gingerly steps into the inky night. The Man Oswald First Tried to Kill Before JFK Bill Minutaglio, Steven L. Davis October 2, […]
- Backdoor play
an offensive tactic whereby a player breaks away from a defender to receive a pass near the baseline in order to make a quick layup.
an explosive surge in a fire produced by the sudden mixing of air with other combustible gases. noun a sweep of air backwards; also, a condition in a fire where oxygen is depleted and the fire dies down until a door is opened and the fire flares violently from the intake of oxygen